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Any suggestions? Dd wants a Percy Jackson cake....

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DarrellRivers Wed 12-Nov-14 18:49:51

I have never failed at producing a themed cake requested by my children.
I am good at making simple sponge, bit of buttercream and judicious use of a few decorations, so not a great cake decorator, more a masterful imitator
I feel I may be unable to complete the requested task as there are no Percy Jacksn figurines on ebay/amazon etc
I have a trident and thought about trying to do a Greek temple but my head has exploded
Please help me, I need it for 22/11/14

AuntieStella Thu 13-Nov-14 10:39:18

They get beads for the years at camp, don't they? Can't remember off hand what they were (there's a description of Annabeth's necklace somewhere), but could that be a theme?

Any particular one of the books a favourite?

Biro and sword?
Medusa's head?
Fountain and drachma (iris message)?

AuntieStella Thu 13-Nov-14 10:41:37

Link to an Annabeth necklace on Etsy and it includes description of what is on each bead.

Ishouldbeweaving Mon 17-Nov-14 22:15:36

It would involve lots of blue food colouring because Percy loves blue food, maybe with a gold coloured pen stuck in it (his sword converts into a pen). I like the beads, you could buy a block of fondant and thread the beads onto a liquorice shoelace.

(I have big ideas for cakes but don't have the skills to carry them off)

DarrellRivers Fri 21-Nov-14 14:39:30

My plan is a sponge with blue icing in the style of the sea, with a trident and some greek columns, with a picture of Percy and Annabeth from an old DVD. Will post a photo once completed.
Thank you for your suggestions, this has been the trickiest but suspect she might be disappointed (expecting figures etc)

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